Delores Marshall


Delores I. Marshall, 96, of Ottumwa, died at 9:25 p.m. on her birthday, March 5, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society- Ottumwa.

She was born March 5, 1926 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland to Nicholas and Isabelle Corbelt O’Neill. She married George Marshall in 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1984.

Moving to the United States in 1951, Delores worked 18 years as a cook at Good Samaritan Nursing and Rehab Center. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and AARP.

Surviving are her two children, Diana (Steve) Propp and Mike (Linda) Marshall of Ottumwa; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; siblings, Maureen (Jim) Pollard of St. Johns, Newfoundland, Nora (Roy) Hicks of Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Ann O’Neill of St. Johns, Brunswick.

She was preceded in death by infant siblings, Marjorie and Henry O’Neill, Cecilia O’Neill, Gert O’Neill, Eileen Dinn and older brother, Henry O’Neill.

Visitation will be open after 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 8th at Reece Funeral Home with her family present to greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9th at Reece Funeral Home with Fr. Patrick Hilgendorf officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church or Seton Catholic School.

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